Measurement of radiative lifetimes in Nd II

C. M. Pinciuc, R. C. Rivest, Matthew Richar Izawa, R. A. Holt, S. D. Rosner, T. J. Scholl

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Abstract

We have measured radiative lifetimes of 35 levels of Nd II using the collinear beam-laser method. The levels studied had term energies up to ∼30 000 cm-1 and lifetimes of 10 to 100 ns. Experimental accuracy was in the range 1.5-14%. These measurements are a first step to providing new and updated oscillator strengths needed for abundance determinations from stellar spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1159-1167
Number of pages9
JournalCanadian Journal of Physics
Volume79
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

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    Pinciuc, C. M., Rivest, R. C., Richar Izawa, M., Holt, R. A., Rosner, S. D., & Scholl, T. J. (2001). Measurement of radiative lifetimes in Nd II. Canadian Journal of Physics, 79(9), 1159-1167. https://doi.org/10.1139/p01-081